Is there an alternative of `go get`

Steven Schveighoffer schveiguy at
Fri Aug 7 12:49:51 UTC 2020

On 8/7/20 3:28 AM, Cogitri wrote:
> On Friday, 7 August 2020 at 07:17:25 UTC, Ky-Anh Huynh wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> `go get` in Golang world has a simple way to fetch and install binary
>> ```
>> $ go get github/foo/bar.git
>> $ export PATH=$PATH:$(go env GOPATH)/bin
>> $ bar --help
>> ```
>> This saves a lot of time and setup. Is that an alternative when using 
>> dub?
> Hello,
> you can use `dub build $name` to build the package. The resulting binary 
> should be in $HOME/.dub/$name-$version/$name/bin then. You can also run 
> the binary via `dub run $name -- $additional_args`, then you won't have 
> to add that path to your PATH. If you haven't run `dub build $name` 
> previously, `dub run $name` will do that for you.

Having a way to configure the path would be really helpful. I'll add a 
request for dub.


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